MN GIS/LIS NEWS
Spring 2008
ISSUE 52

MN GIS/LIS NEWS
The Newsletter of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium

Table of Contents

MN GIS/LIS Consortium

From the Chair
Conference Planning
Award Nominations Open

State
GIS Drive to Excellence
GIS Pandemic Needs
GeoService Finder
Red River LIDAR
Groundwater Webmap
AggregateMapper
08 Photo Update
Improving Structures Data

Governor's Council
Strategic Planning Directions
Award Nominations Open
Meeting Webcasts

Regional
MetroGIS
OpenSource Group

Local
Input for State Planning
Goodhue User Group

Federal
Census Atlas
Census PSAP
NGAC Named
USGS Research Agenda
Sunspots Impact GPS
GPS with Maps
Geology Map
Soil Viewer Update
Recycle Cell Phones

Higher Education
Dangermond to Speak
UofM Career Day
GIS Primer

People
Borchert Remembered
Two Minnesotans on NGAC
Jay Bell
Bob McMaster

Other Places
Free GPS Visualizer
Global Incident Map
Rails-to-Trails
Russian GPS Update

 


U of M GIS Student Group Plans 7th Annual Career Fair

By Erik Olson, Vice President, GIS Student Organization

The Geographic Information Science Student Organization (GISSO) at the University of Minnesota wishes to extend to you and your organization an invitation to GISSO's 7th Annual GIS Career Fair 2008. GISSO's annual Career and Networking Fair introduces students to employers in the GIS field.

This event is not solely about job opportunities; GISSO hopes that the event will continue to establish new relationships and open lines of communication between current and future GIS professionals. For the enrichment of the GIS community, we will have presentations by GIS professionals and refreshments. Attendees are also invited to come to the first annual MGIS Speaker Series, featuring Jack Dangermond, founder and president of ESRI. Regardless of your hiring needs, GISSO welcomes you, and hopes that you will attend.

The GIS Career and Networking Fair will be held:

Wednesday, April 2, 2008
11:00 am to 4:00 p.m.
Mississippi Room, Coffman Memorial Union,
East Bank Campus - University of Minnesota
300 Washington Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0110

Online Registration and more information is available at: http://gisso.umn.edu/fair/